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  1. Regroup to survive, schools are advised

    Posted Jul 08th 2003, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... officials and nearly 60 representatives of village schools and parents, organised by the Heung Yee Kuk yesterday, Mr Cheung called on the village schools to consider his proposal. However, he ... the strength of rural education as well as many of the teachers of the village schools. Parents who favour rural over urban schools can also be given a choice.' He called on the Heung Yee Kuk ...

  2. Chung, Yuen grab top honours

    Posted Dec 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chung House were the overall champions and Yuen House were the top cheering team at the NT Heung Yee Kuk Yuen Long District Secondary School's annual sports day last month. ...

  3. Proposal to save 34 rural schools

    Posted Aug 28th 2003, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... A proposal to save 34 small rural schools from being closed is being drafted by the Heung Yee Kuk and a group of parents. To cut costs, the Education and Manpower Bureau this year raised the minimum student admission quota for schools from 16 to 23 - effectively forcing 50 schools to close once their pupils have completed primary education. The kuk and the 100-strong Alliance ...

  4. ICAC holds 10 more on vote-rigging

    Posted Sep 17th 2003, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Buying meals is how we show respect, says Heung Yee Kuk chief Anti-graft officers yesterday arrested another 10 men over vote-rigging allegations on the third day of a crackdown that has ... force or duress was used against electors and election expenses were put to illegal use. The chairman of rural affairs body the Heung Yee Kuk, Lau Wong-fat, would not comment on the arrests, ...

  5. Kuk says conservation policy violates rights

    Posted Jul 25th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... because of fears that they may restrict the rights of villagers to develop their own land. Heung Yee Kuk, the official body representing indigenous residents of the New Territories, raised ... the rest of the land. The government also will consider swapping land with owners of natural heritage sites, in 'exceptional cases'. Kuk chairman Lau Wong-fat said it was unfair ...

  6. Records tumble at New Territories gala

    Posted Oct 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fourteen records fell at the 21st New Territories Heung Yee Kuk Yuen Long District Secondary School annual swimming gala. Form Three student Ng Kau-man stole the show and led Chung House to the overall title by winning five girls' grade B races. *If your school has a swimming gala or sports day, send us a short report and a quality picture. *If you or a business would like ...

  7. Vote-rigging claims send wrong message

    Posted Sep 21st 2003, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... were on alert to keep the peace. Speaking of the arrests on Tuesday, the chairman of the Heung Yee Kuk, Lau Wong-fat, blamed the culture of dining for the possible breach of election rules. ... committees. Committee members are to elect representatives to sit on the statutory Heung Yee Kuk. With the urbanisation of Hong Kong fast erasing the lines between city and rural territories, ...

  8. Former Home Affairs deputy may run for Legco

    Posted Aug 08th 2003, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... of his rural links and the rise in seat numbers. Candidates campaigning under the banner of the rural affairs body Heung Yee Kuk in 2000 were only narrowly defeated. Mr Lui had served 21 of his ...

  9. In Brief

    Posted Aug 27th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chee-hwa and Hong Kong Monetary Authority chief executive Joseph Yam Chi-kwong first before travelling to Shenzhen. Heung Yee Kuk head leads delegation to Beijing Heung Yee Kuk chairman Lau ...

  10. Citing study pressure, girl jumps to her death

    Posted Jul 15th 2003, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... by her death. The principal said Man-yee got into the New Territories' Heung Yee Kuk Yuen Long Secondary School - her first choice. Nearly 60 per cent of 81,855 primary school graduates were ... school she had been assigned to. Chiang Man-yee, a student at Tuen Mun Government Primary School, left a note in her 23rd-floor apartment at Tai Hing Garden which said she was under constant ...




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